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QUESTIONS

Questions without notice being asked-

Member named and suspended: The Speaker named the Member for Bennelong (Mr Howard) for defying the Chair.

Mr Beazley (Leader of the House) moved-That the Member for Bennelong be suspended from the service of the House.

Question-put.

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr McLeay, in the Chair)

AYES, 69

Mr BaldwinMr BeazleyMr BeddallMr Bevis
Mr BilneyDr BlewettMr BreretonMr R. J. Brown
Dr CatleyDr CharlesworthMr ClearyMr Courtice
Ms CrawfordMr CreanMrs CrosioMr Dawkins
Mr DuboisMr DuncanMr ElliottMs Fatin
Mr FergusonMr FitzgibbonMr FreeMr Gayler
Mr Gear*Mr GibsonMr GormanMr Grace*
Mr GriffithsMr Hand Mr HoldingMr Hollis
Mr HoweMr HullsMr HumphreysMrs Jakobsen
Mr JohnsMr KeatingMr KerrMr Langmore
Mr LavarchMr LeeMs McHugh Mr Mack
Mr MartinMr MelhamMr A. A. MorrisMr P. F. Morris
Mr NewellMr O'KeefeMr O'NeilMr Price
Mr PunchMr SawfordMr ScholesMr Sciacca
Mr J. L. ScottMr L. J. ScottMr SimmonsMr Snow
Mr SnowdonMr StaplesDr TheophanousMr Tickner
Mr WalkerMr WestMr WillisMr H. F. Woods
Mr Wright

NOES, 66

Mr AldredMr AndersonMr J. N. Andrew*Mr K. J. Andrews
Mr Atkinson Mrs BaileyMr BealeMr Bradford
Mr BraithwaiteMr BroadbentMr Burr Mr Cadman
Mr CameronMr CarltonMr CharlesMr Cobb
Mr ConnollyMr CostelloMr CowanMr Dobie
Mr DownerDr H. R. EdwardsMr FifeMr Filing
Mr T. A. FischerMr P. S. FisherMr FordMrs Gallus
Mr GoodluckMr HallMr HalversonMr Hawker
Dr HewsonMr Hicks*Mr HowardMr Jull
Dr KempMr LloydMr McArthurMr McGauran
Mr MacKellarMr McLachlanMr MilesMr Nehl
Mr NugentMr PeacockMr ProsserMr Reid
Mr ReithMr RiggallMr RocherMr Ronaldson
Mr RuddockMr B. C. ScottMr ShackMr Sharp
Mr SinclairMr SmithMrs SullivanMr Taylor
Mr TrussMr TuckeyMr WebsterMr Wilson
Dr R. L. WoodsDr Wooldridge

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

The Member was, therefore, suspended at 2.36 p.m. for 24 hours under standing order 305, and he accordingly withdrew from the Chamber.

Questions without notice continued.